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Africa making progress on democracy — Motlanthe

By: Sapa     25th May 2010 Africa was committed to dealing with the "sporadic challenges" to its ideal of continent-wide democracy, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on... 

Downgrading Sacu could have political, economic costs

By: Terence Creamer     21st May 2010 There could be material consequences for both business and political relations within Southern Africa should there be any move by the five members... 

SA rights group condemns Malawi gay ruling

By: Sapa     19th May 2010 A human rights group, Section27, on Wednesday called on the South African government to denounce the conviction of a gay couple in Malawi. 

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Egypt law changes seen still stifling opposition

By: Reuters     12th May 2010 Egypt extended an emergency law for two years on Tuesday while promising to limit its use, but analysts said it could still be used to stifle... 

Deals abound in developing economies – World Bank

By: Reuters     11th May 2010 The global economic recovery offers opportunities for equity investors to snap up deals in developing economies in such sectors as energy, health... 

EU gives Rwanda €73,8m for roads, governance

By: Reuters     10th May 2010 The European Union gave Rwanda a €73,8-million grant on Monday for rural development, road building and governance programmes in the tiny central... 

African Union denies illegal fighting in Somalia

By: Reuters     28th April 2010 The African Union and its backers in the Somalia conflict on Wednesday rejected accusations they flouted the laws of war while trying to quell a... 

Sacu to study impact of free-trade deal with East African Community

By: Christy van der Merwe     26th April 2010 The Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) is in the process of initiating a study of a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with the East African... 

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